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Exploitation, graft thrive in Europe’s migrant crisis

migrant crisis

Italian authorities arrested 68 people, including a priest, for working with a mafia group to exploit millions of dollars of public funds that had been allocated to assist migrants at the country’s welcome center. The authorities also arrested the head …

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Sudanese pastor released after 17 months in prison

A Sudanese pastor and an activist who both received 12-year sentences for inciting hatred and espionage were released yesterday after getting a presidential pardon. Sudanese officials first arrested Rev. Hassan Taour and Abdumonem Abdumawla in December 2015, along with Czech …

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France rejects a third gender category

France’s highest court last week rejected the notion of a “neutral” gender. The ruling upheld a lower court’s decision denying a French citizen with a sex development disorder the right to use “neutral” as an official gender. The Cour de …

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82 Chibok girls released; 113 still missing

Chibok schoolgirls

ABUJA, Nigeria —A group of 82 Chibok schoolgirls freed after more than three years of Boko Haram captivity met with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari May 7 in Abuja, a day after their release in a prisoner swap. Nigeria released five …

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Fines for worship, prison for Bible study in China

Persecuted church

President Xi Jinping’s crackdown on Christians continues under guise of protecting national security. Amid increasing attempts to suppress religious activities, Chinese authorities have detained, fined, and imprisoned Christians for public worship, buying and selling devotionals, and group Bible study. In …

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British teachers’ union pushes LGBT education for toddlers


Britain’s largest teachers’ union thinks toddlers should be included in expanded compulsory LGBT education programs. The National Union of Teachers (NUT) passed a motion Monday calling on British lawmakers to campaign for compulsory sex education classes and the “promotion of …

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